Advisor

Academic Advisory Positions

Dan is an active advisory board member of the Interaction Design Foundation an open web publishing resource available to the global UX community.  This website is the definitive technical reference site authored by the world’s leading experts in every facet of interaction design.  Millions of teachers, students and practicing professionals use this web resource every month. Interaction-design.org is particularly important in raising the level of design practice in emerging economies where the traditional book-publishing model is too expensive to effectively disseminate such critical information.

Dan is also on the advisory board of the UC Irvine Masters in Interaction Design (MSID) program where he contributes along with the other board members regarding the program structure and content.

Dan was also a founding member of the editorial advisory board for the ACM Networker Magazine along with Don Norman, Jacob Nielsen, Gordon Bell and Bran Farran.  In addition Dan was the advisory board member for Eastman Kodak to MCC for the HCI program from 1985-1988.   MCC was the multi-industry consortium building the American 5th generation (AI) computer.

Industry Advisory Positions

Dan is an advisor to the following startups:

Recent Posts

Oct. 8, 2021 – Dan delivered the second day kickoff keynote at the DESIGN DAYS 2021 conference organized by the SaleForce.com UX team.

Oct. 1, 2021 – Look for an upcoming 3 day Game Theory for IxD tutorial that Dan will be teaching in January.  Rosenfeld Media is the host of this series.  Signup will be available soon.

August 13, 2021 – Dan completed the 2nd offering of his popular online UX course titled UX Design: 10X faster, 10X better hosted by Rosenfeld Media.  The class was full as usual.

July 28, 2021 – Dan delivered two half day tutorials at the 2021 HCI International conference this week.  They were:

  • The Conceptual Model foundation of IxD
  • Game Theory for Interaction Design

Dan received the 2019 ACM SigCHI Lifetime Practice award.  The ceremony took place at the Chi2019 conference held in Glasgow Scotland.  He gave his invited talk on “The Business of UX” to a large audience the following day.  Watch the recording on the SigCHI YouTube channel

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